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  • It’s Raining Men! Singles Dance Party

    May 21st, 2018

    It’s Raining Men! Singles Dance Party

    Start Date: Saturday 6/2/2018 — End Date: Saturday 6/2/2018
    Admission:15-20

    Single Women are guaranteed to meet at least one good bachelor at this fun party in a lovely hotel ballroom! Earlier this year we offered the same guarantee to our men, so it’s only fair to do the same for our ladies! $15/advance (by June 1st) or $20/door. Adults of all ages welcome. Dressy attire recommended. Saturday, June 2, 2018, 8pm-Midnight.

    MONEYBACK GUARANTEE: Each woman will meet at least one good bachelor, or receive a full refund at Midnight.

    LOCATION: Hilton Hotel, Sierra Ballroom, 4949 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara CA 95054. Across from the Santa Clara Convention Center and near Levi Stadium. Free parking.

    CO-SPONSORED by The Society of Single Professionals, the world’s largest non-profit singles organization, Lifestyle Parties, Cougar Parties, Single n’ Professional, Palo Alto Ballroom Dancing, San Francisco Singles, Bay Area Single Boomers, Single Professionals Internet Network (SPiN); 40+ Singles, and by many other singles organizations and meetups.

    DISCOUNTS & more parties at www.thepartyhotline.com.
    •Memorial Day Summer Kickoff Mixer, May 27, San Jose
    •Mix & Mingle, June 10, San Carlos
    •Midsummer Night Delight Dance, July 21, Mill Valley
    •The Summer Ball at the Grand Hyatt, July 28, San Francisco

    Location: 4949 Great America Pkwy SANTA CLARA

    Contact: Rich Gosse rich@richgosse.com
    URL: http://www.thepartyhotline.com

    Mix & Mingle

    May 19th, 2018

    Mix & Mingle

    Start Date: Sunday 6/10/2018 — End Date: Sunday 6/10/2018
    Admission:10

    Meet new friends at this fun party! Dress to impress. Adults of all ages welcome. Sunday, June 10, 2018, 4-6pm.

    Only $10 at the door includes all this:
    •Fun Mixer Game
    •Prizes
    •Light Appetizers, served at 4pm, as long as they last

    LOCATION: Izzy’s Steaks & Chops, 525 Skyway Road, San Carlos CA 94070. From Hwy 101 take Holly exit.

    CO-SPONSORED by The Society of Single Professionals, the world’s largest non-profit singles organization; and many singles meetups.

    MORE PARTIES at www.thepartyhotline.com.
    •Memorial Day Summer Kickoff Mixer, May 27, San Jose
    •It’s Raining Men! Dance, June 2, Santa Clara
    •Midsummer Night Delight Dance, July 21, Mill Valley
    •The Summer Ball at the Grand Hyatt, July 28, San Francisco

    Location: 525 Skyway Rd San Carlos

    Contact: Rich Gosse richgosse@richgosse.com
    URL: http://www.thepartyhotline.com

    Cameron Platter: 13 Works

    May 18th, 2018

    Cameron Platter: 13 Works

    Start Date: Saturday 6/2/2018 — End Date: Saturday 6/30/2018
    Admission:Free

    Ever Gold [Projects] is pleased to present 13 Works, an exhibition of new charcoal drawings and bronze sculptures by Cameron Platter (b. 1978, Johannesburg, South Africa). 13 Works is Platter’s second solo exhibition with Ever Gold [Projects].

    13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do:

    Waste time feeling sorry for yourself
    Give away your power
    Fear change
    Focus on things you can’t control
    Worry about pleasing everyone
    Don’t take calculated risks
    Dwell on the past
    Make the same mistakes over and over
    Resent other people’s success
    Give up after the first failure
    Fear alone time
    The world owes you
    Expect immediate results

    Cameron Platter was born in 1978 in Johannesburg, South Africa. He graduated with a BFA in painting from the Michaelis School of Fine Art at the University of Cape Town in 2001. Recent exhibitions include Teen Non_Fiction at 1301PE, Los Angeles (2018); Salami at GNYP Gallery, Berlin (2018); SCREAMING HALLELUJAH at Ever Gold [Projects], San Francisco (2017); U-SAVED-ME at Depart Foundation, Los Angeles (2016); 2015 Artist in Residence at the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA); Public Intimacy: Art and Other Ordinary Acts in South Africa, SFMOMA, San Francisco (2014); Imaginary Fact, Contemporary South African Art and the Archive at the 55th Venice Biennale (2013); De Leur Temps at Musee des Beaux-arts de Nantes (2013); Impressions from South Africa, 1965 to Now at MoMA, New York (2011); Les Rencontres Internationales at Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2014) and The Centre Georges Pomidou, Paris (2010); Le Biennale de Dakar 2010, Dakar, Senegal; Coca-Colonized at Marte Museum, El Salvador (2010); and Absent Heroes at Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town (2010). His work is present in the permanent collections of MoMA, New York; The FRAC Pays de la Loire, France; the Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town; The Margulies Collection, Miami; The Zeitz Collection; and The New Church Collection, Cape Town. His work has been featured in The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, Vice Magazine, NKA Journal of Contemporary African Art, SFAQ, The BBC, Utflukt, Art South Africa, Protocollum, and Artforum. He lives and works in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.

    13 Works will take place in Suite 211 of the Minnesota Street Project—just upstairs from Ever Gold [Projects]’s main location in Suite 105.

    Location: 1275 Minnesota Street, Suite 105 San Francisco

    Contact: Andrew McClintock info@evergoldprojects.com
    URL: http://evergoldprojects.com/exhibition/cameron-platter-13-works-june-2-30/

    Writers With Drinks featuring Chandler Klang Smi

    May 18th, 2018

    Writers With Drinks featuring Chandler Klang Smith

    Start Date: Saturday 6/9/2018 — End Date: Saturday 6/9/2018
    Admission:$5 to $20

    Chandler Klang Smith, author of one of this year’s hottest literary debuts (The Sky is Yours) comes to Writers With Drinks, San Francisco’s longest-running spoken word show. She’s joined by erotica legend Joanna Angel, who’s written a choose-your-own-adventure book. Also featuring science writer Adam Becker (What Is Real?), poet Vernon Keeve III (Southern Migrant Mixtape), comedian Molly Sanchez (Killing My Lobster) and tech journalist Nitasha Tiku (Wired Magazine).

    Location: 3225 22nd street San Francisco

    Contact: Charlie Jane Anders charlieanders2@gmail.com
    URL: http://www.writerswithdrinks.com

    Debussy Centennial Festival

    May 17th, 2018

    Debussy Centennial Festival

    Start Date: Friday 5/18/2018 — End Date: Friday 5/18/2018
    Admission:$5-$23

    Pianists include Daniel Glover, Laura Magnani, Keisuke Nakagoshi, Robert Schwartz, & Brent Smith with vocalists Katherine McKee, Christa Pfeiffer, & Leandra Ramm. Works to include Pour le piano, Images Mooks I & II, Salut Printemps, & Songs for Voice and Piano.

    Location: 1751 Sacramento Street San Francisco

    Contact: Leandra Ramm Info@leandraramm.com
    URL: Oldfirstconcerts.org

    Social security and the 2018 Tax Code Update

    May 17th, 2018

    Social security and the 2018 Tax Code Update

    Start Date: Saturday 6/23/2018 — End Date: Saturday 6/23/2018
    Admission:$10

    While Social Security beneficiaries are receiving a 2% cost of living increase this year, most people will pay more for Medicare Supplemental Insurance Parts B and D. This panel discussion will review the overall result of the 2018 tax code revision on current wage earners as well as on people receiving benefits.

    Additionally, panelists will discuss taxation and claiming strategies for Social Security benefits for couples, as well as for divorced singles and for people who are widowed. Social Security will be evaluated in the context of overall funding strategies for retirement.

    The event will take place in the War Room of the Marin Museum of Contemporary Art in Novato, located at 500 Palm Drive. A visit to the current exhibits at the Marin Museum of Modern Art follows. Donations of $10 are asked and event proceeds benefit the nonprofit museum.

    Panelists are Tamara Hull, CPA; Georgeana Roussos, attorney and expert in Social Security issues; and Kathleen Nemetz, MBA, CFP, Certified Financial Planner. The event is being hosted by the Women’s Collective of Marin, a nonprofit association hosting public discussions for women, by women.

    Delahunty Jannisse Hull CPAs is a corporate sponsor of this seminar event.

    For information about the event contact Kathleen Nemetz at 415-472-1445 x 306. Or see www.womenscollectiveofmarin.com.

    Location: 500 Palm Drive Novato

    Contact: Kathleen Nemetz knemetz@mcclurgcapital.com
    URL: www.womenscollectiveofmarin.com

    Madagascar Jr. Musical Theatre Camp

    May 16th, 2018

    Madagascar Jr. Musical Theatre Camp

    Start Date: Monday 6/18/2018 — End Date: Friday 6/29/2018
    Admission:$250

    This fast-paced musical theatre camp takes students entering second – eighth grades through daily fun and engaging rehearsals as we prepare for a fully produced show, Madagascar Jr. Working with a director, choreographer, and music director, campers learn vocal technique, basic dance vocabulary, and storytelling. Staff place an emphasis on building a strong ensemble who support each other on and off stage and use the craft of theatre to help campers build life skills such as creative thinking and problem solving, empathy, and self-confidence. In addition to rehearsals, campers play theatre games and have outdoor breaks for snack and lunch. June 18-29, Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm. Call California Theatre for registration information.

    Location: 351 Railroad Ave Pittsburg

    Contact: California Theatre info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com
    URL: http://www/pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

    Poor People’s Campaign

    May 15th, 2018

    Poor People’s Campaign

    Start Date: Sunday 5/20/2018 — End Date: Sunday 5/20/2018
    Admission:0.00

    Sunday, May 20, 10 am
    East County Shared Ministry-Open & Affirming Congregations
    First Congregational Church of Antioch – Community Presbyterian Church of Pittsburg
    200 E Leland Rd (between Railroad & Harbor), Pittsburg, CA 94565
    The Historic Stoneman Chapel
    www.eastcountysharedministry.org
    925.439.9361 – 925.757.4094

    Rev. Dr. Charles Tinsley, guest speaker, will continue the new series based on the Poor People’s Campaign: Linking Systemic Racism and Poverty, as well as sharing his work as Juvenile Detention Chaplain for Contra Costa County. Come share the word, scripture, song and fellowship.

    Whoever you are and wherever you are on life’s journey, ALL are welcome here. We recognize, celebrate and give thanks for the many diverse gifts of God among us. Everyone is invited to participate in community and worship including, but not limited to, believers, seekers, agnostics, women and men, those of all sexual orientations and gender identities and expressions, those of all races and cultures, those of all classes and abilities, those who hope for a better world and those who have lost hope.

    Location: 200 E Leland Rd (btwn Railroad & Harbor) Pittsburg

    Contact: Event Info cpcpittsburg@sbcglobal.net
    URL: http://www.eastcountysharedministry.org

    Women’s Rafting Trip

    May 13th, 2018

    Women’s Rafting Trip

    Start Date: Thursday 6/28/2018 — End Date: Monday 7/2/2018
    Admission:$1650 or 4 payments of $455 over 4 months

    You are invited to join an extraordinary river trip designed to bring you into deep connection with nature - both yours and that of the river and land we travel. In the warmth and nourishment of honest sisterhood, we will journey through 5 days of transformation and remembering - a journey of initiation into your elemental self, a return to the wild woman within that calls to you in your most private moments.

    Location: Lower Klamath River Northern CA/Southern OR

    Contact: Sarah Byrden admin@theelementalself.com
    URL: https://theelementalself.com/rivertrip/

    33 Works By 3 Artists

    May 13th, 2018

    33 Works By 3 Artists

    Start Date: Saturday 6/2/2018 — End Date: Saturday 7/7/2018
    Admission:Free

    Ever Gold [Projects] is pleased to present 33 Works By 3 Artists, a group exhibition featuring Jasmine Little, Shaina McCoy, and Michael Swaney. The exhibition includes ceramics and works on paper by Jasmine Little, oil paintings by Shaina McCoy, and mixed media paintings by Michael Swaney.

    Jasmine Little presents new ceramics and works on paper, which the artist presents together to draw attention to their relationships. Little often looks to previous instances of her work for direction, using works on paper to inspire ceramic sculptures, and vice versa. There is an oscillation between figuration and abstraction, which is perhaps most evident in her ceramic works, where certain clearly figurative elements dissolve into textural explorations. Little is interested in a kind of material minimalism—while her work is colorful and often quite detailed, she favors an economical use of media, enjoying “the confinement of the parameters.”

    Shaina McCoy presents a series of new oil paintings in which she depicts interactions between family members, drawn from her own family photographs as well as from found images. Her application of paint is heavy but delicate, and a signature gesture is to leave the faces of her subjects blank. Removing the most specific identifying marks—facial features—she offers her characters as sites for a viewer to project their own memories and experiences. The human form is simplified and elevated by the omission of features; the value of the body as vehicle and host replaces the abstract relationship of personality and physicality.

    Michael Swaney presents a series of new mixed media paintings, in which he uses the outline of the human hand as a structure to host a variety of strange forms and figures. Each finger becomes at least one character and sometimes many, often with its own distinct style and materials. There is some reference to the Thanksgiving tradition of children creating turkeys from the outline of their hands, but Swaney’s treatment of the structure brings it closer to its limits while maintaining the form’s playfulness.

    Location: 1275 Minnesota Street, Suite 105 San Francisco

    Contact: Andrew McClintock info@evergoldprojects.com
    URL: http://evergoldprojects.com/exhibition/33-works-by-3-artists-june-2nd-july-7th/